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James Tharp (1803 - 1888)

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James Tharp aka Thorp, Sharp
Born in Montgomery County, Ohio, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Husband of — married 1827 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indianamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified 19 Feb 2018 | Created 7 Sep 2011
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James Tharp was born 17 Nov 1803 in Montgomery County, Ohio. son of Jehu Tharp and Rebecca Ann Smith.

He married Rebecca Ann "Anna" (Howard) (1810-1847) on 2 May1827 in Wayne County, Indiana. (His name in the transcription was James Sharp, an oft-made mistake) [1]

In 1880 he was living in the household of his son John H. Tharp in Pipe Creek Twp, Madison County, Indiana. [2]

James died Mar 14, 1888 in Madison County, Indiana and was buried in Pipe Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana in Howard Cemetery, Frankton, Madison County, Indiana, Aged 84 Yrs. 3 Mos. 26 Dys.[3]  


  1. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Page: 1838642 - 1838643. Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941 [database on-line] Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Works Progress Administration, comp. Index to Marriage Records, Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.
  2. 1880 United States Federal Census, Pipe Creek, Madison, Indiana; Roll: 293; Page: 84C; Enumeration District: 020: Pipe Creek Township, incl. village of Elwood and village of Frankton. and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.


WikiTree profile Tharp-123 created through the import of O'Bryan Family tree.ged on Sep 6, 2011 by Tim Tropeck. Reference: 3145, Ancestral File #:1V6Q-8GQ

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